Duterte Threatens UN Withdrawal in Philippine Drug War Spat

  • Philippine leader says campaign against drugs will continue
  • Foreign secretary Yasay clarifies, says no UN withdrawal plans

Rodrigo Duterte.

Photographer: AFP via Getty Images

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to withdraw his country from the United Nations amid international scrutiny surrounding the deaths of hundreds of drug suspects since he was sworn into office in June.

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